I initially assumed that questions of both a pure and an applied nature could be asked on this site. However I seem to get downvoted or told to post on a Physics site quite often when I ask an applied question!
Coming from a Maths department that is about a 50:50 split, I don't really understand this. Surely this site should either be renamed "PureMath" or we should allow applied maths questions too. Am I alone in thinking this?
Here are the questions
Here's another example, if a little more delicately put, and nothing to do with me!
I thought there was another but perhaps the comment got deleted!